What does Merwin mean?
(male) Madwin, Menwin, ..
(female) Merli, Merwel, .. Middle name pairings:
Merwin Timothy (M.T.), ..
How popular is Merwin?
Merwin is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#11188 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Merwin entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #947 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Merwin are Marvin (#550 via latest list), Mervin, Mervyn and Merwyn. These relations of Merwin were at the top of their popularity in the 1930s (average #769) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Mervin becoming less trendy.
Merwin is pronounced similarly to Marion▼, Maurin, Meirion and Myron▼. Other suggested similar names are Arwin, Bergin, Berlin, Bertin, Berwin, Berwyn, Corwin, Darwin, Delwin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Derwyn, Durwin, Erwin▼, Fermin, Ferrin, Garwin, Germin, Hedwin, Herin, Irwin▼, Jermin, Jerrin, Kelwin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Marino, Marlin▼, Martin▼, Medvin, Medwin, Medwinn, Medwyn, Mellin, Melvin▼, Melwin, Melwyn, Meril, Merit, Merlen, Merlin▼, Merlinn (see Merlin), Merlyn▼, Merom, Merrik, Merril, Merton▼, Miron, Morfin, Morino, Norwin, Orwin, Perkin, Perrin, Selwin, Sherwin, Terrin, Verlin and Vernin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Merwin.See names in meaning and etymology.